Meet the board members and staff who serve you at La Plata Electric Association at the annual Member Appreciation Luncheon scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Pagosa Springs.
The number of farms and acreage in crops has grown by more than 4 percent in La Plata County during the past five years, largely due to a growing demand for locally grown food.
Dr. Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss, encourages parents to reduce sugar in their children’s diets to prevent childhood obesity and future weight problems as adults.
The first thing a potential business buyer wants to see are the books. What do sales look like? How about expenses? How much did the company net? And they’ll want them electronically.
The Women’s Resource Center seeks a few good men (well, quite a few, actually) who are willing to run a race in high heels. Find out more about this hilarious fund-raiser!
San Juan Regional Medical Center has opened a new specialty-care clinic in Durango to bring a local touch to Southwest Colorado patients who need to see a cardiologist or urologist.
A tiny house stationed at the Ice Lakes trailhead is focusing attention on a big problem: the impact of hikers and campers on the high-alpine lake. Learn how it’s helping.
Substations and transformers play an important role in preventing electrical power overloads from high-voltage to lower-voltage transmission lines to ensure that you receive electrical power.
‘We Are La Plata County’ visits with Director of Emergency Management Butch Knowlton about the potential for monsoon flooding on the perimeter of the 416 Fire burn area.
Eric Shadt has turned a fourth-grade science project into a board game that will help save the endangered Philippine Eagle. And after he’s finished with that one, he hopes to create more.
After last winter’s heavy snows, a volunteer group is hoping to establish a winter shelter for the area’s homeless residents. Find out how you can help the effort.
Local News Durango sits down with a team of playwrights and actors who are working on one of the productions featured in the Durango Playfest to talk about the creative process.
You do not have to starve yourself or stop eating well to lose weight. Dr. Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss, offers some meal suggestions to achieve a healthier you.
When the going got tough, Tad Brown made pizza. The owner of Fired-Up Pizza tells his about his journey from selling pizza out of a portable oven to his current location on Main Avenue.
Under the first-year leadership of President Tom Stritikus, Fort Lewis College is changing its image and mission from a public liberal arts college to a comprehensive regional college and university.
Chef Sheanan Culloty is a professionally trained chef who grew tired of the restaurant business and decided to bring his talents to the Manna Soup Kitchen. Find out why he made the change.
La Plata County and the City of Durango have jointly funded an effort to develop an actionable strategic plan to address the challenges of homelessness.
If you’ve been named the executor of an estate following the death of a friend or family member, you will have several duties to perform. Pat Barrett explains what they are.
La Plata Electric offers grants to non-profits to install solar energy panels to reduce their carbon footprint and their utility bills. Grant applications are now available through lpea.coop.
La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff explains why the county won’t seek voter approval for a tax increase this year, but financial troubles persist, will get worse.
The La Plata County Humane Society will host the fifth-annual Bow-Wow Film Festival Aug. 1-2. Learn about the festival and the animals who will benefit from the fund-raiser.
Local-First, health-care professionals, and businesses are exploring whether a health collaborative can reduce health-care and insurance costs for local businesses and residents.
The same healthy eating habits that you adopt to lose weight can be incorporated into your child’s menu to prevent obesity.
The Four Corners Office of Resource Efficiency now offers energy audits and simple energy-saving tricks to reduce your energy consumption and energy bills.